Small/midsize Systems

Enables NAWC members with small service territories to share best practices, develop collaborative solutions and create a unified voice to advocate for their unique interests and priorities.

Member collaboration

The Small/Midsize Systems Committee provides a platform for NAWC members to share best practices, collaborate and advocate for their interests.

Its mission is to enhance sustainability among small service territory NAWC members through information sharing and partnerships. The Committee also facilitates resource sharing from larger members to improve operations and maintain regulated water’s excellence.

The mission of the Small/Midsize Systems Committee is to promote the sustainability of NAWC member companies that cover small service territories through the use of ongoing information sharing and partnerships.

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To accomplish these goals, the committee:


Educates the Board and other Committees regarding key issues and priorities impacting small systems across the country to ensure that small systems maintain a level playing field and are treated fairly


Facilitates information sharing among members and with staff in an effort to develop best practices that can be used to bolster the narrative about the successful track record of regulated water


Identifies opportunities to advance policies and engage in advocacy on mutually beneficial issues in key states


Collects data from member companies to improve overall messaging regarding the successful track record of regulated water


Spearheads the development of tools that can be used by small systems to improve their operations and assist in compliance




Shockey Gillet
President, Peoples Water Service


Robert Nicholson
President, San Gabriel Valley Water Co.

David Ern
President and COO, Gordons Corner Water Co.

JT Hand
President & CEO, York Water

Dan Angove
CEO, Newtown Artesian Water Co.

Mike Guastella
President, Daufuskie Island Utility Co.

Josiah Cox
President & CEO, Central States Water Resources

Ron Fleming
Chairman, President and CEO, Global Water Resources

David Lewis
President & GM, Columbia Water